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Community Property (Spring 2019)

  • Course Number: LAW-705
  • Class Number: 03385
  • Instructor: Anne Kiley

Course Description

This course will focus on the principles of California's community property system.  The course will be dedicated to analyzing how assets and debts are characterized, valued and divided in proceedings for dissolution of marriage in California.  We will discuss community property presumptions, "time of acquisition" rules,  date of separation, apportionment, reimbursements and tracing, among other issues.   Students will acquire a detailed understanding of California's community and separate property laws as set forth in the California Family Code.  This course may be taken CR/D/F. There will be a final open book in-house examination. Students may use computers for the examination.


Course Details

  • Unit Value: 2
  • Grading Options: Numerical or CR/D/F
  • Schedule: Th 5:00 pm - 6:50 pm
  • Room Number: Room 223
  • Exam: In-class exam
  • Writing Requirement: No
  • Skills/Experiential Unit Requirement: No